Manildra Foundation was established to support the communities in which we operate and beyond. Making a long-term positive difference is important to Manildra Group and we are proud of our partnerships with trusted organisations who, like us, want what’s best for our communities. We dedicate significant time and resources to strengthen these partnerships and share their commitment to their causes.
We encourage you to visit the websites of some of the organisations supported by the Manildra Foundation, listed below, to learn more.
We work hand in hand with more than 5,000 farmers.
We employ over 1000 people directly, primarily in regional Australia.
SUPPORTED BY THE MANILDRA FOUNDATION
Breast Cancer Network Australia (BCNA) works to ensure Australians affected by breast cancer receive the very best support, information, treatment and care appropriate to their individual needs.
Founded in 1985 and now in their 34th year, Make-A-Wish Australia has granted over 8,000 wishes to children with life-threatening illnesses. With a belief in the healing power of a wish, Make-A-Wish wishes gives seriously ill children hope for the future, strength to face the challenges of their illness, and joy from their incredible wish experience.
The Children’s Hospital at Westmead is renowned around the world for cutting-edge healthcare, with 3,000 staff caring for more than 70,000 sick children every year.
The Salvation Army services are as wide-ranging and diverse as the areas of need in the community. From children to the aged, The Salvation Army has a service to assist.
As Australia’s largest national education-related charity, The Smith Family supports disadvantaged children to participate fully as students, giving them the best chance at breaking the cycle of disadvantage. Learning support and mentoring programs help children fit in at school, keep up with their peers, and build aspirations for a better future for themselves.
An international charity that transforms lives by improving access to safe water, hygiene and sanitation, WaterAid has reached 21 million people worldwide.
A non-profit organisation, Foodbank acts as a pantry to charities and community groups that feed the hungry. Established in 1992 in New South Wales, Foodbank now has a presence in every state and the Northern Territory, with distribution centres in all capital cities and a number of regional centres. Last year, Foodbank provided for over 40 million meals as a conduit between the food industry’s surplus and the welfare sector’s need.
With a mission “to brighten the lives of seriously ill children and their families”, Starlight helps re-discover the joys of childhood. With a belief there is more to treatment than medicine alone, Starlight has partnered with Australian health professionals for 27 years to develop programs based on positive psychology principles that support the total care of children and teens.
Melanoma Institute Australia (MIA) pioneers advances in research and treatment that are making a difference to the lives of patients today. A non-profit organisation, MIA is dedicated to preventing and curing melanoma through innovative and world-class research, treatment, and education programs.
Contributing more than $100 million in the past 30 years to support the Hospital’s priority needs — including medical, nursing and allied health specialists, high-tech equipment, groundbreaking research, and capital works such as ward refurbishments and new buildings — the Sydney Children’s Hospital Foundation also funds the Child Life, Music Therapy and Art Program activities and exhibitions, which create a positive, vibrant and healing environment.
Helping people of all ages who are physically, mentally or financially disadvantaged to remain mobile and autonomous since 1999, the Sir Roden & Lady Cutler Foundation provides a free door-to-door service. Run by 40 volunteers, the Foundation takes over 10,000 bookings a year for the Pick Me Up service.
Farming For Kids raises funds by growing, harvesting and selling crops grown on land leased from the Liverpool Plains Shire Council, near the Quirindi airport. To date the charity has donated over $100,000 to the community in aid of local children, with further provisions to meeting future scholarship commitments.